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Fall Prevention Awareness Activities

9/2/2010 9:00am

September 23 is Fall Prevention Awareness Day. Some AAAWM providers are planning special events and activities to encourage older adults to prevent falls and increase physical activity.

For more information on Fall Prevention events, click on the “Fall Prevention Calendar” document in the right hand column.

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#1 Beth said:

Is there a place where I can get a flu shot free or at a reduced cost?

#2 Webmaster said:

Flu shots are being provided for Kent County residents age 60-64 who are not covered by Medicare or Medicaid. AngelCare Home Health Care and Catherine’s Health Center are providing this service. You can contact them directly at the numbers below. We will also be posting information soon on the locations where AngelCare will be providing flu shots.

AngelCare Home Health Care 245-8899
Catherine’s Health Center 336-8800

#3 Tina Johnson said:

Seniors prescribed multiple medications are at risk for hip fractures due to the side effects of multiple medications.

#4 webmaster said:

One of the ways to prevent falls is to talk with your doctor about what medications you are taking and possible side effects.

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